This is a very easy to read booklet designed to inform tenants and landlords about their rights and responsibilities in rental relationships. It serves as a useful reference complete with the following:
• An in-depth discussion about rental-housing law in an easy-to-read question and answer format;
• Important timelines that outline the eviction process and recovering or keeping a security deposit;
• A sample lease, sublease, lead-based paint disclosure form, and inventory checklist;
• Sample letters about repair and maintenance, termination of occupancy, and notice of forwarding address; and Approved court forms
AN ACT to regulate rental agreements for residential premises; to prohibit the inclusion by lessors of certain clauses or provisions in residential rental agreements; to require the disclosure by lessors of certain information; to require the inclusion of certain provisions in residential rental agreements; to regulate the commercial sale of printed rental agreement forms; and to prescribe penalties.
History: 1978, Act 454, Eff. July 1, 1979.
AN ACT to regulate relationships between landlords and tenants relative to rental agreements for rental units; to regulate the payment, repayment, use and investment of security deposits; to provide for commencement and termination inventories of rental units; to provide for termination arrangements relative to rental units; to provide for legal remedies; and to provide penalties
History: 1972, Act 348, Eff. Apr. 1, 1973.